sustainable business

How gamification can help climate change

Have you ever wondered if individual climate actions matter? And how you can contribute? Have you felt lost or overwhelmed in choosing the ‘right’ products or tools to help you go green? These are some of the questions that inspired the founders to create Ducky. A Startup built with the mission to engage people to take …

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As microplastics are taking over our oceans – this Startup provides a solution

Did you know that around one billion pieces of microplastics is flushed into the sea every hour? And that one source to this waste is from washing our clothes? And that fish can mistake this microplastic for food – meaning that this plastic can end back on our dinner table? This week I’ve spoken to …

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How to communicate climate opportunities & risks in Shades of Green

Continuing the dive into the world of green investments, this week I’m curious about green bonds. In this expert interview keywords are stress-testing of investments and business models, different shades of green and the opportunity side of climate change… For the non-finance-savvy a bond is a debt obligation. A way of borrowing/lending money. A company issuing a bond …

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Why are sovereign wealth funds interested in ESG investments?

Institutional investors and lenders, such as sovereign wealth funds, banks and private equity funds, are signalling a stronger emphasis on the Environmental, Social and Governance aspects of their investments. An increasing number of investors require information and data from companies they invest in on how companies comply with environmental and social standards, for examples policies …

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How to avoid your business becoming a dinosaur?

Awareness around sustainability and the social and environmental impacts of business is increasing. But what does sustainability mean? And how does this affect business? What is sustainability? Generally, sustainability and social responsibility refers to the responsibility of enterprises for their impacts on society, the environment and towards the relevant stakeholders. It relates to how a …

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Why purpose-driven companies attract the best talent

Finding and retaining the best talent is a key challenge for companies across sectors. In order to gain and maintain a competitive advantage, companies need to attract the right people. Globalisation of markets, the outlook of the economy and increased work mobility are all factors that influence the competition for highly skilled employees and innovative …

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